WSR 02-02-014

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed December 21, 2001, 10:17 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 180-90 WAC.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.195.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: 1. To clarify the criteria for non-Washington state certificated staff serving as teachers while maintaining student health and safety.

2. Provide for acceptance of approved accreditation in lieu of noninitial State Board of Education private school annual approval.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by submitting comments to Marcia L. Riggers, Assistant Superintendent, Operations and Support, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, phone (360) 725-6175, fax (360) 664-3575 prior to March 1, 2002.

For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis at (360) 725-6024. Send written comments to Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, [Olympia, WA 98504-7200,] fax (360) 586-2357.

December 21, 2001

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office